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Articles tagged Greek Philosophy

Consequences of Ideas: The What, the Why, and the How

A long time ago, on a peninsula far, far away, a handful of men began asking questions. These question-askers—these lovers of wisdom—realized that the simplest questions about common, everyday things and experiences could open doors to questions about all of reality....
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True Mythology - "Perfect Myth and Perfect Fact" (Part II: This Is His Spoken World)

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. Through Him were all things made. Welcome to His poem. His play. His novel. Skip the bowls of fruit and statues. Let the pages flick through your thumbs. This is His spoken world...
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Christian, Know Thyself: Why It Is Important to Study Philosophy

γνῶθι σαυτόν: "gnothi sauton" or "know yourself" in ancient Greek. Public building in Ludwigshafen, Germany.   See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the basic principles of this world...
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The Power of Questions, Part II: The Socratic Circle

by Kate
Monday, 16 April, 2012
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
[L]et us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Hebrews 12:1 (NIV).   Several weeks ago, my Challenge II students had a Socratic discussion based on the model described in Matt Copeland’s book, Socratic Circles. This article will give you a glimpse into...
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The Power of Questions, Part I: Why the Socratic Method?

We tend to think the purpose of education is to provide answers—the information needed to function productively. On the one hand, this is true. But, on the other hand, as with all important human activities, it is not the only purpose. In fact, this pragmatic view is...
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